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MOBO Awards 2016: Wizkid, Olamide, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage, Tekno Miles nominated for Best African Act.

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2017 MOBO Awards Full List of Nominees
The nominations for the MOBO Awards 2016 have just been announced, which sees Wizkid, Olamide, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage, Tekno Miles, Moelogo, Eugy and Mista Silva get nominated for Best African Act.

This  category will be reduced to five final nominees come October 17, 2016.

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of the MOBOs and it appears that there is a focus on the UK’s thriving Hip-Hop and Grime scenes  with Kano and Skepta receiving nods in categories including ‘Best Male’, ‘Best Album’ and ‘Best Grime Act’.

The awards ceremony will be held in Glasgow at the SSE Hydro on Friday November 4, 2016 and will be broadcast live on ITV2 and repeated in full on ITV.

See the full nominations list for the 2016 MOBO’s below:

BEST MALE ACT

Craig David
Kano
Skepta
Tinie Tempah
Stormzy

BEST FEMALE ACT 

Lady Leshurr
Katy B
Laura Mvula
Little Simz
Nao

BEST NEWCOMER 

67
AJ Tracey
Avelino
Izzy Bizu
Mostack
Kojey Radical
Nadia Rose
Ray Blk
Anne-Marie
WSTRN

BEST ALBUM 

Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room
Giggs – Landlord
Kano – Made In The Manor
Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
Skepta – Konnichiwa

BEST HIP HOP ACT 

Giggs
Section Boyz
Little Simz
Fekky
Wretch 32

BEST SONG 

Craig David Feat. Big Narstie “When The Bassline Drops” (Produced by White N3rd)
Kano Feat. Giggs & Wiley “3 Wheel-Ups” (Produced by Swifta Beater)
Tinie Tempah Feat. Zara Larsson “Girls Like” (Produced by KDA)
WSTRN “In2” (Produced by PRGRSHN for PARALLEL)
Jorja Smith “Blue Lights” (Produced by Joice)
Naughty Boy Feat. Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin “Runnin’” (Produced by Naughty Boy)
Abra Cadabra Feat. Krept & Konan “Robbery (Remix)” (Produced by Yamaica)
Chase & Status Feat. Frisco “Funny” (Produced by Chase & Status)
Ghetts – “You Dun Know Already” (Produced by Sir Spyro)
M.O “Who Do You Think Of” (Produced by Fred Gibson)
J.Hus “Friendly” (Produced by J5)
Lethal Bizzle “Wobble” (Produced by Diztortion)

BEST VIDEO

Laura Mvula – Phenomenal Woman  (Directed by Alex Southam)
Kojey Radical – Footsteps  (Directed by The Rest)
M.I.A – Borders  (Directed by M.I.A)
Nadia Rose – Skwod (Directed by Reece Proctol)
Bugzy Malone – Moving  (Directed by Bugzy Malone)

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

Nao
James Blake
Michael Kiwanuka
Laura Mvula
Shakka

BEST GRIME ACT

AJ Tracey
Kano
Chip
Skepta
Stormzy

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT 

(This category will be reduced to 5 final nominees on October 17 )

Anderson. Paak
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Chance The Rapper
Drake
Frank Ocean
Kanye West
Kaytranada
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Rihanna
Justin Bieber
Tory Lanez
DJ Khaled
Major Lazer
Travis Scott

BEST JAZZ ACT

Esperanza Spalding
Bill Laurance
Michael Janisch
Jacob Collier
Cory Henry

BEST GOSPEL ACT

Guvna B
Volney Morgan & New-Ye
Sarah Teibo
S.O
Andrew Bello

BEST REGGAE ACT

Popcaan
Alkaline
Spice
Protoje
Kranium

BEST AFRICAN ACT

(This category will be reduced to 5 final nominees on October 17)

Mr Eazi
WizKid
Moelogo
Tekno Miles
Tiwa Savage
Yemi Alade
Olamide
Mista Silva
Eugy
Kwamz & Flava

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Burna Boy, Asake, Ayra Starr, Seyi Vibez, Tems Nominated For 2024 BET Awards

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It’s a banner year for Nigerian music at the 2024 BET Awards. The nominations list is brimming with talented Nigerian artists. Leading the pack is rising star Ayra Starr. She racked up three nominations, running for Best New Artist, Best African Act, and Best HER for her smash hit “Comma.”

Burna Boy grabbed nominations in both the Best R&B/Pop Act and Best Hip Hop Act categories. Tems, another powerhouse vocalist, is a double nominee as well. Thanks to her work as a director for “Best Video Director” and her gospel-infused track “Me & U” in the “Best Gospel/Inspirational Song” category.

Also, collaborations are also being celebrated. Davido and Lojay earned a joint nomination for the Viewers Choice Award for their appearance on Chris Brown’s song “Sensational.” Fresh faces are getting their due too. Asake landed a nomination for Best International Act. Seyi Vibez got the nod for Viewers Choice Best International New Act.

This abundance of Nigerian nominees is a proof to the global impact of the country’s music industry. Be sure to tune in to the 2024 BET Awards to see who takes home the coveted trophies!

See full list of 2024 BET Awards nominations below:

  • Chris Brown – ’11:11′
  • Gunna – ‘A Gift & A Curse’
  • 21 Savage – ‘American Dream’
  • Usher – ‘Coming Home’
  • Drake – ‘For All the Dogs (Scary Hours Edition)’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘Jaguar II’          
  • Killer Mike – ‘Michael’
  • Nicki Minaj – ‘Pink Friday 2’
  • Beyoncé
  • Coco Jones
  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Muni Long
  • SZA
  • Tyla
  • Victoria Monét
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Burna Boy
  • Chris Brown
  • Drake
  • Fridayy
  • October London
  • Usher
  • ¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign
  • 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
  • 41
  • Blxst & Bino Rideaux
  • City Girls
  • Flo
  • Maverick City Music
  • Wanmor

  • Lil Durk feat. J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar, – ‘America Has a Problem (Remix)’
  • Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua) – ‘Barbie World’
  • Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Bongos’
  •  ¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign feat. Rich The Kid, Playboi Carti – ‘Carnival’
  • Lola Brooke feat. Latto & Yung Miami – ‘Don’t Play With It (Remix)’
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Uzi Vert – ‘Everybody’
  • Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage – ‘Good Good’
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • GloRilla
  • Ice Spice
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Sexyy Red

  • 21 Savage
  • Burna Boy
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Gunna
  • J. Cole
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Wayne
  • 41
  • 4Batz
  • Ayra Starr
  • Bossman Dlow
  • Fridayy
  • October London
  • Sexyy Red
  • Tyla
  • Doja Cat – ‘Agora Hills’
  • Lil Durk feat J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua) – ‘Barbie World’
  • Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Bongos’
  • Drake feat. J. Cole – ‘First Person Shooter’
  • Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage – ‘Good Good’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Benny Boom
  • Child.
  • Cole Bennett
  • Dave Meyers
  • Janelle Monáe & Alan Ferguson
  • Offset
  • Tems
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Shirley Caesar – ‘Award All of the Glory’
  • Kirk Franklin – ‘All Things’
  • Halle Bailey – ‘Angel’
  • CeCe Winans – ‘Come Jesus Come’
  • Erica Campbell – ‘Do You Believe in Love?’
  • Maverick City Music, Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore – ‘God Problems’
  • Tems – ‘Me & U’
  • Kirk Franklin – ‘Try Love’
  • Doja Cat – ‘Agora Hills’   
  • Lil Durk feat. J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Gunna – ‘Fukumean’        
  • Jack Harlow – ‘Lovin on Me’
  • Muni Long – ‘Made for Me’          
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’        
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Chris Brown feat. Davido & Lojay – ‘Sensational’  
  • Beyoncé – ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’   
  • Tyla – ‘Water’
  • Asake (Africa)
  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Ayra Starr (Africa)
  • Bk’ (Brazil)
  • Cleo Sol (UK)
  • Focalistic (Africa)
  • Karol Conká (Brazil)
  • Raye (UK)
  • Tiakola (France)
  • Tyla (Africa)
  • Bellah (UK)
  • Cristale (UK)
  • Duquesa (Brazil)
  • Holly G (France)
  • Jungeli (France)
  • Makhadzi (Africa)
  • Oruam (Brazil)
  • Seyi Vibez (Africa)
  • Tyler Icu (Africa)
  • Beyoncé – ’16 Carriages’
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard – ‘Blessings’
  • Ayra Starr – ‘Commas’
  • Flo feat. Missy Elliott  ‘Fly Girl’
  • Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Hiss’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’
  • SZA – ‘Saturn’
  • GloRilla – ‘Yeah Glo!’
  • American Fiction
  • Bob Marley: One Love
  • Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • The Book of Clarence
  • The Color Purple
  • The Equalizer 3
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Colman Domingo
  • Damson Idris
  • Denzel Washington
  • Donald Glover
  • Idris Elba
  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Lakeith Stanfield
  • Angela Bassett
  • Ayo Edebiri
  • Coco Jones
  • Danielle Brooks
  • Fantasia
  • Halle Bailey
  • Issa Rae
  • Regina King
  • Akira Akbar
  • Blue Ivy Carter
  • Demi Singleton
  • Heiress Diana Harris
  • Jabria McCullum
  • Jalyn Hall
  • Leah Jeffries
  • Van Van
  • A’ja Wilson
  • Angel Reese
  • Coco Gauff
  • Flau’jae Johnson
  • Juju Watkins
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Sha’carri Richardson
  • Simone Biles
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Gervonta Davis
  • Jalen Brunson
  • Jalen Hurts
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Lebron James
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Stephen Curry

Check out more updates here.

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Davido Says He Didn’t Sack His Long-Time Lawyer Over Embezzlement

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Davido says he didn't sack Bobo over embezzlement | Fab.ng

Afrobeat music star Davido shut down rumours online that he fired his longtime lawyer, Bobo Ajudua, over missing money.

Davido himself took to his Instagram story on Thursday, May 16th, 2024, to clear the air. He confirmed that he and Ajudua are no longer working together but insisted there was no embezzlement involved. He urged people to ignore the rumours.

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“I’ll Pick Any Marvel Series” – Ruby Akubueze

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Ruby Akubueze, a Nollywood actress, aspires to be part of any Marvel Studios project under Disney Entertainment. She gained recognition for her role as Frances in the television series MTV Shuga. It explores the experiences of young individuals dealing with love, desire, and the complexities of maturing.

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